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Old 22-10-2012, 22:56
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I liked it. not brilliant but it has potential. Only thing i would say is the supporting cast aren't exactly that good. Stephen Amell's performance was a lot better than I expected.

oh and here's hoping

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Old 22-10-2012, 23:30
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Like in supernatural mmmmm
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Old 22-10-2012, 23:38
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Can't wait for this It's the only new show that looks worth bothering with this season.
Is Arrow his name , if so , it's pretty naff isn't it .

Imagine Spiderman being called Webb instead .
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Old 22-10-2012, 23:41
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Is Arrow his name , if so , it's pretty naff isn't it .

Imagine Spiderman being called Webb instead .
It's Green Arrow in the comics
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Old 23-10-2012, 00:44
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It's Green Arrow in the comics
The original show was going to be called 'Green Arrow', but they changed it for some reason to just 'Arrow'.
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Old 23-10-2012, 00:45
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Is Arrow his name , if so , it's pretty naff isn't it .

Imagine Spiderman being called Webb instead .
Green Arrow is the name of the person in the comics, and the characters real name, Oliver Queen. (or Ollie).
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Old 23-10-2012, 00:47
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The original show was going to be called 'Green Arrow', but they changed it for some reason to just 'Arrow'.
Widen it's market. I don't read comics but watched the first few seasons of Smallville. "Green Arrow" would have made the comic book people happy, but people like me... who have never read it may just think "I won't get it" (I did worry about this). By calling it "Arrow" it brings a different audience to it, eg. as Stephen said, you don;t need to have read the comics to understand and get into the show.
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Old 23-10-2012, 01:49
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Widen it's market. I don't read comics but watched the first few seasons of Smallville. "Green Arrow" would have made the comic book people happy, but people like me... who have never read it may just think "I won't get it" (I did worry about this). By calling it "Arrow" it brings a different audience to it, eg. as Stephen said, you don;t need to have read the comics to understand and get into the show.
Never read the comics either, to be honest Green Arrow was one 'superhero' that passed me in my younger days, personally Arrow has a better ring to it than 'Green Arrow'.
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Old 23-10-2012, 03:10
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The show got picked up for a full season today, so enjoy!
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Old 23-10-2012, 11:50
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I sky plussed the first episode, am looking forward to watching it.
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Old 23-10-2012, 12:03
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Seriously?? The combat stuff I can live with, but to think someone could be away from technology for five years then suddenly come back and instantly hack into someone's finances is ludicrous.

I'm not knocking the show overall, I enjoyed it - but the computer stuff was really OTT. Five years is a lifetime in terms of computer hacking. Anyone that thinks that was plausible is insane.
Perhaps a bit too soon to be trying to pick holes like that - we don't know what he has been doing on the island except "a lot".

Besides, it is part of the genre - Bruce Wayne was pretty handy when he returned from the wilderness too.


I thought it was great stuff, slick with good action and pacing. Some good lines too - espcially from his mate.

And Stephen Amell has the physical chops too - his free running and fighting were impressive, not to mention those salmon ladder pull-ups. Always better when they don't cheat these things.
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Old 23-10-2012, 13:29
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Sorry also nickpicking. What about all those bullets firing at the Arrow not getting injured!!?
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:25
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rather enjoyed it myself ..... but perhaps he should use more weaponry like a boomerang or something other than his bow!
Or a Gun.
Seriously?? The combat stuff I can live with, but to think someone could be away from technology for five years then suddenly come back and instantly hack into someone's finances is ludicrous.
5 years.....not 50.


Really enjoyed Arrow last night, a sort of Dallas meets Batman, does Robin Hood.

And I'm liking the attorney.

But is Tommy going to be Oliver's Will Scarlet/Robin....

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Old 23-10-2012, 16:35
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Enjoyed this, just hope it dont turn into just a monster of the week style show and we get plenty of ongoing storyline.

Does anyone know how many episodes in Season 1.
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:38
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rather enjoyed it myself ..... but perhaps he should use more weaponry like a boomerang or something other than his bow!
DC Comics villain Captain Boomerang has probably got the sole rights to using boomerangs

http://dc.wikia.com/wiki/George_Harkness_(New_Earth)


But is Tommy going to be Oliver's Will Scarlet/Robin....
It depends how much the series is going to follow storylines in the comics

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merlyn_(DC_Comics)
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:41
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Enjoyed this, just hope it dont turn into just a monster of the week style show and we get plenty of ongoing storyline.

Does anyone know how many episodes in Season 1.
22 episodes
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:41
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Just finished watching episode 1 and was wondering if they have changed his origin story slightly because last I checked both his parents died together in a plane crash and he had no sister as he was a only child
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:42
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Does anyone know how many episodes in Season 1.
EDIT:Got beaten to it. my network had problems

Yesterday it was confirmed for 22 episodes.

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Old 23-10-2012, 16:45
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Yesterday it was confirmed for 22 episodes.
Thanks guys, lets just hope it dont go downhill like a lot of shows that have long season runs.

BTW where do you guys go to find out how many episodes in these new seasons.
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:49
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Thanks guys, lets just hope it dont go downhill like a lot of shows that have long season runs.

BTW where do you guys go to find out how many episodes in these new seasons.
I looked it up at wikipedia
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:50
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Thanks guys, lets just hope it dont go downhill like a lot of shows that have long season runs.

BTW where do you guys go to find out how many episodes in these new seasons.
Wikipedia and sites like

http://www.tvwise.co.uk/

and

http://www.geektown.co.uk/
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Old 23-10-2012, 16:54
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Just finished watching episode 1 and was wondering if they have changed his origin story slightly because last I checked both his parents died together in a plane crash and he had no sister as he was a only child
Yeh, they've changed it. Probably a CW mandate to have a "teenage" girl in the cast, but not sure why they decided to keep his mother alive and to change the name of the city.
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Old 23-10-2012, 17:06
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I wonder if
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Old 23-10-2012, 18:41
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I wonder if
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That's what I thought as soon as
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Old 23-10-2012, 19:33
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Will bookmark these sites as they look pretty good, thanks.
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